HC Deb 07 April 1952 vol 498 c174W
Mr. F. Willey

asked the Minister of Food the estimated home cheese production for 1952.

Major Lloyd George

A little more than last year's total of 44,000 tons.

Mr. W. R. A. Hudson

asked the Minister of Food the amount of the subsidy on cheese for the years 1950 and 1951, and the estimated amount for 1952, giving the figures for home-produced and imported cheese, separately.

Major Lloyd George

Following are the figures for the financial years to 31st March:

1950–51 £m.
Home Produced cheese 4.0
Imported cheese 12.3
1951–52 (estimated)
Home Produced cheese 4.8
Imported cheese 14.6
1952–53 (estimated)
Home Produced cheese 1.8 (a)
Imported cheese 2.0 (a)
(a) Subject to adjustment later in the year.

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